This is a discussion on Open carry.....at the Post Office????? within the Open Carry Issues & Discussions forums, part of the Defensive Carry Discussions category; Originally Posted by Crescentstar There is a big difference in bringing in an unloaded firearm sealed in a plain box to mail and open carrying ...
(a) Applicability. This section applies to all real property under the charge and control of the Postal Service, to all tenant agencies, and to all persons entering in or on such property.
(l) Weapons and explosives. No person while on postal property may carry firearms, other dangerous or deadly weapons, or explosives, either openly or concealed, or store the same on postal property, except for official purposes.
39 CFR 232.1 - Conduct on postal property. - Code of Federal Regulations - Title 39: Postal Service - Part 232: Conduct on postal property - Id 19777182 - vLex
The reason you can mail guns at the Post Office is that is one of the "official purposes" listed in the regulation.
Last edited by jrclen; April 6th, 2012 at 10:30 AM.
Shall not be infringed means - shall not be infringed.
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Exactly what I've been saying this whole time and many times over the years when this comes up. Yet people still tell me it's illegal.The reason you can mail guns at the Post Office is that is one of the "official purposes" listed in the regulation.
07/02 FFL/SOT since 2006
Blocking is a nice feature of this site.
"Clearly that's a YOU problem not a ME problem."
I would have asked him if he is Law Enforcement, and if he said no, I would have arrested him.
That's just outright dumb. Carrying a weapon means there are responsibilities of knowing the law properly.